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Lou Diamond Phillips, Wendy Aylsworth Join Academy Board of Governors



The Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences introduced the newly elected Board of Governors for the 2023-2024 12 months.

Elected to the board for the primary time are acclaimed actor Lou Diamond Phillips, screenwriter Dana Stevens, govt Hannah Minghella, costume designer Daniel Orlandi and extra. Among the many newly elected is expertise govt Wendy Aylsworth, who will symbolize the model new Manufacturing and Know-how Department. Aylsworth, who additionally serves on the Board of Governors for the Tv Academy, spent greater than 20 years at Warner Bros. and have become the primary lady president of the Society of Movement Image and Tv Engineers.

As well as, six incumbents have been re-elected to the board — Rob Bredow (visible results), Ava DuVernay (administrators), Linda Flowers (make-up artists and hairstylists), Lynette Howell Taylor (producers), Stephen Rivkin (movie editors) and Debra Zane (casting administrators). Additionally, cinematographer Ellen Kuras returns after a hiatus.

They are going to be a part of returning governors Pam Abdy, Bonnie Arnold, Lesley Barber, Dion Beebe, Howard Berger, Susanne Bier, Jason Blum, Gary C. Bourgeois, Brooke Breton, Paul Cameron, Ruth E. Carter, Eduardo Castro, Megan Colligan, Invoice Corso, Paul Debevec, Peter Devlin, Tom Duffield, Charles Fox, DeVon Franklin, Rodrigo García, Donna Gigliotti, Chris Hegedus, Richard Hicks, Laura C. Kim, Marlee Matlin, Missy Parker, Jason Reitman, Nancy Richardson, Howard A. Rodman, Eric Roth, Terilyn A. Shropshire, Kim Taylor-Coleman, Jennifer Todd, Jean Tsien, Marlon West, Rita Wilson and Janet Yang.

Termed-off governors from 2022-2023 embody Whoopi Goldberg, Mandy Walker, Isis Mussenden, Kate Amend, David Linde, Christina Kounelias, Charles Bernstein, Wynn Thomas, Jon Bloom, Teri Dorman and Larry Karaszewski. Per Academy bylaws, with the exceptions of Bernstein and Bloom, who’re completely termed-off, all others are eligible to run once more after a two-year hiatus.

Because of this election, the Board contains 53% ladies and 25% belonging to an underrepresented racial or ethnic group.

Aside from the just lately established Manufacturing and Know-how Department, which a single governor represents, every of the opposite Academy’s 17 branches is represented by three governors, who could serve as much as two three-year phrases (consecutive or non-consecutive), adopted by a two-year hiatus, after which eligibility renews for as much as two further phrases for a lifetime most of 12 years. The Board of Governors goals to set the Academy’s strategic imaginative and prescient, protect the group’s monetary well being, and guarantee its mission’s success.

The elections come on the heels of Wednesday’s announcement requiring an “expanded theatrical run” for films to qualify for one of the best image Oscar starting in 2024.

The entire record of these elected and at the moment serving is beneath:

Elected to the Board for the primary time:

  • Wendy Aylsworth, Manufacturing and Know-how Department
  • David I. Dinerstein, Advertising and Public Relations Department
  • Richard Gibbs, Music Department
  • Jinko Gotoh, Brief Movies and Characteristic Animation Department
  • Kalina Ivanov, Manufacturing Design Department
  • Simon Kilmurry, Documentary Department
  • Hannah Minghella, Executives Department
  • Daniel Orlandi, Costume Designers Department
  • Lou Diamond Phillips, Actors Department
  • Dana Stevens, Writers Department
  • Mark P. Stoeckinger, Sound Department

Incumbent governors reelected to the Board:

  • Rob Bredow, Visible Results Department
  • Ava DuVernay, Administrators Department
  • Linda Flowers, Make-up Artists and Hairstylists Department
  • Lynette Howell Taylor, Producers Department
  • Stephen Rivkin, Movie Editors Department
  • Debra Zane, Casting Administrators Department

Returning to the Board after a hiatus:

  • Ellen Kuras, Cinematographers Department

Returning Governors

  • Marlee Matlin, Actors Department
  • Richard Hicks, Casting Administrators Department
  • Dion Beebe, Cinematographers Department
  • Jason Reitman, Administrators Department
  • Chris Hegedus, Documentary Department
  • Nancy Richardson, Movie Editors Department
  • Megan Colligan, Advertising and Public Relations Department
  • Jason Blum, Producers Department
  • Missy Parker, Manufacturing Design Department
  • Marlon West, Brief Movies and Characteristic Animation Department
  • Peter Devlin, Sound Department
  • Paul Debevec, Visible Results Department
  • Ruth E. Carter, Costume Designers Department
  • Donna Gigliotti, Executives Department
  • Howard Berger, Make-up Artists and Hairstylists Department
  • Eric Roth, Writers Department
  • Pam Abdy, Executives Department
  • Bonnie Arnold, Brief Movies and Characteristic Animation Department
  • Lesley Barber, Music Department
  • Susanne Bier, Administrators Department
  • Gary C. Bourgeois, Sound Department
  • Brooke Breton, Visible Results Department
  • Paul Cameron, Cinematographers Department
  • Eduardo Castro, Costume Designers Department
  • Invoice Corso, Make-up Artists and Hairstylists Department
  • Tom Duffield, Manufacturing Design Department
  • Linda Flowers, Make-up and Hairstylists Department
  • DeVon Franklin, Governors-At-Massive, nominated by the President and elected by the board
  • Rodrigo García, Governors-At-Massive, appointed by the President and elected by the board
  • Laura C. Kim, Advertising and Public Relations Department
  • Stephen Rivkin, Movie Editors Department
  • Howard A. Rodman, Writers Department
  • Terilyn A. Shropshire, Movie Editors Department
  • Kim Taylor-Coleman, Casting Administrators Department
  • Jennifer Todd, Producers Department
  • Jean Tsien, Documentary Department
  • Rita Wilson, Actors Department
  • Janet Yang, Governors-At-Massive, nominated by the President and elected by the board

Outgoing Board Members

  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Mandy Walker
  • Isis Mussenden
  • Kate Amend
  • David Linde
  • Christina Kounelias
  • Charles Bernstein
  • Wynn Thomas
  • Jon Bloom
  • Teri Dorman
  • Larry Karaszewski

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